Archive for November 2, 2012

Bucs Volleyball Wins Tournament Game Advances to Semifinals

The Catawba Valley Lady Bucs traveled to Brunswick Community College on Friday, November 2nd for the first match of the NJCAA Region X/ District P Tournament. As the number 1 seed, CVCC faced 8th seeded Lenoir Community College for an 11:00 match. The Bucs came out strong and won the first set 25-13. Momentum continued into the second set for CVCC and they won 25-12. The Lenoir Lancers lost all hopes of an upset in the final set as the Lady Bucs of Catawba Valley dominated, winning 25-7. Leading in the kill category for the Bucs was Jenn Beatty with 13 kills for the match. Leah Wells contributed 8 kills, Kailey Russell added 7 kills and Megan Gouge and Ceci Brandon had 4 each. Ceci Brandon baffled the Lancer’s serve receive acing 5 for the match. Savannah Dellinger posted 3 aces for the match, Jennifer Beatty had 2 and Hannah Lewis and Leah Wells aced 1 each. Leah Wells led the blocking game for the Bucs with 2 block solos, Jennifer Beatty had 2 block assists and Ceci Brandon and Kailey Russell added 1 block assist each. Lacy Goodson posted 29 assists for the match. Hannah Lewis led the dig category with 14 for the match. Leah Wells posted 10 digs, Jennifer Beatty had 8, and Lacy Goodson added 7.

The Bucs advance to the semi-final round where they will face Pitt Community College at 10:00 on Saturday, November 3rd. The winner of the 10:00 match will compete in the championship match at 2:30 on Saturday. The Region X/ District P Champion will travel to Toledo, Ohio on November 15 – 17 to compete in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament.

The Bucs overall record is 32-0. Their conference record is 19-0.

CVCC 3, LCC 0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-7)

Match Leaders:
Kills: Jennifer Beatty 13, Leah Wells 8, Kailey Russell 7, Cecilia Brandon 4, Megan Gouge 4
Aces: Cecilia Brandon 5, Savannah Dellinger 3, Jennifer Beatty 2, Hannah Lewis 1, Leah Wells 1
Blocks: Leah Wells 2, Jennifer Beatty 1, Cecilia Brandon .5, Kailey Russell .5
Assists: Lacy Goodson 29, Kelsey Costner 2
Digs: Hannah Lewis 14, Leah Wells 10, Jennifer Beatty 8, Lacy Goodson 7

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Buccaneers Men’s Basketball Open’s Season With Impressive Win

CVCC Buccaneers Men’s Basketball team opened up its season this Thursday night with a decisive 91-49 victory over the visiting Limestone College Saints JV. Sophomore Isaiah Cuthbertson paced the Bucs with 18 points and 6 rebounds. While Freshman Rashawn Edwards came off the bench and scored a double double with 17 points and 14 rebounds in his first game as a Buccaneer. Sophomores Victor Moore and Preston Earle both added 11 points as starters. The Bucs displayed their dominance on the boards ,out-rebounding the visiting Saints by 61 to 20. In addition to Edwards 14 rebounds Sophomore Jalen Cannady and Freshman Fred Corey each recorded double digits rebounds with 10.

The Bucs controlled the pace of the game opening up with a 14 point run to lead 14-0, they ended the first half with a 50 to 27 point lead. The Bucs opened up the 2nd half with the same vigor and outscored the Saints 21 to 5 in the first 5 minutes of the half to have a 71-32 lead. The Saints battled back but the Buccaneers were to much and rolled on to a 91-49 point win.

The Buccaneers Men’s Basketball team is 1-0 and will travel on the road for their next game on Tuesday 11/6 at Montreat College. Their next home game will be Tuesday, 11/13 against Spartanburg Methodist College.